Definitions

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  • n. The business of producing food agriculturally (as opposed to through hunting, fishing, gathering, and so on); food so produced.

Etymologies

Agri- + food. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This, to me, is a clear indication of mission contamination, or conflict of interest -- with the dietary guidelines being mostly about public health, but also a bit about maintaining cordial relations between the government, and the behemoths of the agri-food world.

    David Katz, M.D.: New Dietary Guidelines: A Physician's Perspective

  • But Juan Corbalan , head of the Brussels office of Spanish agri-food cooperative AgriFruit, said the problems have been caused by early harvests in France and Italy due to serious drought earlier this spring.

    French Farmers Attack Fruit Shipments From Spain

  • I am an agri-food student from a non-farming background and so can understand the views of the producers and the consumers.

    Comment is free readers on … supermarket price wars | The people's panel

  • Tony I'm not in the pocket of agri-food Clement discusses ethics.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Tony I'm not in the pocket of agri-food Clement ...

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Moderate growth is expected for agri-food, forestry and export sales of equipment.

    Selling Canada to a Volatile World

  • The agriculture and agri-food industry is the third-largest employer in the country and contributes 8.3 per cent of the annual Gross Domestic Product.

    Food For Thought

  • More importantly, we have a broad base of economic and structural competitive advantages over other large global agri-food countries that can be the source of even greater future opportunity.

    Food For Thought

  • Canada's agri-food industry has increased its exports by 115 per cent over the last decade, with one half of all Canadian farm sales resulting from trade we do outside our borders.

    Food For Thought

  • At the same time, transnational corporations merged until there was often just three or four of them left controlling each link in the agri-food chain.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: February 2004 Archives

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